Three arrested for stock theft after police chase of a hearse from a funeral parlour in Vryburg

VRYBURG – Sylvester Lecholo(32), Boitumelo Mofane(24) and Kabelo Leburu(40) appeared in Vryburg Magistrates’ Court on Thursday, 27 March 2014. They received bail of R500-00 each and the case was postponed until 16 May 2014 for further investigation. The three suspects were arrested at approximately 01:00 on Tuesday, 25 March 2014 by Vryburg police. The members…

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RMI’s Automobil magazine goes back to the Future Group

Having previously had five years of experience in producing Automobil magazine for the Retail Motor Industry organisation (RMI), Johannesburg-based Future Group has successfully pitched to re-publish the magazine from the June edition. With a membership of 7 500, the RMI provides an effective collective voice for South Africa’s motor industry – and Automobil is perceived…

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Lexus debuts more dynamic, new-look CT 200h

  –          Stylish re-work – everything you need in just one model –          Structural improvements to improve body rigidity and NVH –          Suspension changes to improve ride and handling Lexus has unveiled its new-look CT 200h featuring new styling, improved body structure, revised suspension and new specification. Central to these improvements are additional spot welding…

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Four suspects arrested for possession of car breaking implements

Today, 18 March 2014, at approximately 15:00, SAPS Westville Crime Prevention members were conducting patrols in the Westville Central area, when they spotted a blue VW Polo Classic with four male occupants. The SAPS members drew closer to observe the vehicle and noticed all the occupants were trying not to look at them, acted suspicious.…

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Two suspects nabbed with illegal firearms and hijacked vehicle in Tongaat

On 15 March 2014 at about 10:00 Tongaat police were doing their normal patrol duties when they spotted a suspicious looking motor vehicle in Watson Street, Tongaat. Police proceeded to the vehicle where two occupants alighted from the vehicle and fled on foot. Police ran after them and they were caught. Police arrested two men…

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Three from suspected syndicate arrested for hijacking on Soweto

Three men were arrested on Friday for alleged hijacking and possession of stolen property worth about R120 000 in Zola, Soweto, Gauteng police said. The men, aged 30, 31, and 27, were arrested around 02:20, Warrant Officer Kay Makhubela said. They allegedly hijacked a Toyota Quantum minibus in Booysens on Thursday, which was recovered on…

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54-Year-old man charged for perjury after opening a false carjacking case in Phoenix

Phoenix SAPS Trio Crime Detectives arrested and charged a 54-year-old Mzondi Mgwira for perjury after he made a false statement under oath. The suspect opened a false carjacking case in Phoenix SAPS on 20 February 2014 at approximately 15:00. In his statement, he claimed that whilst driving his truck along Phoenix Highway near Industrial Park,…

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